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Roasted Arctic Char with Orange-Lentil Salad

Eco-friendly, low-mercury arctic char is less fishy than its more popular cousin, salmon. Serves 4

  • 1/4 cup fresh orange juice
  • 1 tsp finely grated orange zest
  • 5 tsp olive oil, divided
  • 1 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 3/4 tsp kosher salt, divided
  • 1/2 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 tsp freshly ground black pepper, divided
  • 1 package (17 oz) steamed lentils (or 3 cups canned, rinsed and drained)
  • 1/4 cup chopped mint
  • 2 tbsp finely chopped red onion
  • 4 arctic char fillets (5 oz each), skin removed
  • Orange slices and mint sprigs for garnish

Heat oven to 400°. In a bowl, whisk orange juice and zest, 4 tsp oil, vinegar, 1/2 tsp salt, mustard and 1/4 tsp pepper. Gently stir in lentils, chopped mint and onion. Arrange fillets on a foil-lined baking sheet. Brush with remaining 1 tsp oil; season with remaining 1/4 tsp salt and 1/4 tsp pepper. Roast until fish is opaque and just cooked through, 10 minutes. Spoon lentil salad onto plates; top with fish. Garnish with orange slices and mint sprigs.

THE SKINNY: 350 calories per serving, 10 g fat (2 g saturated), 27 g carbs, 10 g fiber, 39 g protein

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